(1) Conference Proceedings are Peer-Reviewed, (2) All Academic Journals are Double Blind Reviewed, (3) Both Conference Proceedings
and Journals are Indexed and Archived with the U.S. Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, (4) Journals are Listed and Indexed
with Major Directories e.g. EBSCOhost Discovery - Worldwide, Cabell's, JournalSeek, Google Scholar, etc.

MAY 26-27, 2017 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE, NASHVILLE, TN - USA

OCTOBER 20-21, 2017 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE, ATLANTA, GA - USA

DECEMBER 15-16, 2017 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS, NV - USA

MARCH 17-18, 2017 ACADEMIC CONFERENCE, SAN ANTONIO, TX, USA

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Executive Editorial Board (EEB) and Reviewers Task Panel (RTP)

 Dr.  James Ellzy
( Senior Advisory Board Associate )
eeb@intellectbase.org

Dr. Gerald Marquis
( Conference Co-Chair )
conference@intellectbase.org

Dr. Dennis Taylor
RMIT University, Australia
Dr. Jianjun Yin
Jackson State University, USA
Dr. Jinbo Bao
Tianjin University, China
Dr. James (Jim) Robbins
Trinity Washington University, USA
Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Kim
University of Washington, USA
Dr. Van Reidhead
University of Texas-Pan American, USA
Dr. Shahnawaz Muhammed
Fayetteville State University, USA
Dr. Dorothea Gaulden
Sensible Solutions, USA
Dr. Rafiuddin Ahmed
James Cook University, Australia
Dr. Jiri Strouhal
University of Economics-Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Jeffrey Siekpe
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Frank Cheng
Central Michigan University, USA
Dr. Brett Sims
Borough of Manhattan Community College, USA
Dr. David Davis
The University of West Florida, USA
Dr. John Tures
LaGrange College, USA
Dr. Sandra Davis
The University of West Florida, USA
Dr. Myna German
Delaware State University, USA
Dr. Frank Tsui
Southern Polytechnic State University, USA
Dr. Mary Montgomery
Jacksonville State University, USA
Dr. Peter Ross
Mercer University, USA
Dr. John O'Shaughnessy
San Francisco State University, USA
Dr. Demi Chung
University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. David White
Roosevelt University, USA
Dr. Debra Shiflett
American Intercontinental University, USA
Dr. Cheaseth Seng
RMIT University, Australia
Dr. R. Ivan Blanco
Texas State University - San Marcos, USA
Dr. Mumbi Kariuki
Nipissing University, Canada
Dr. Tahir Husain
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Dr. Sushil Misra
Concordia University, Canada
Dr. Mohsen Naser-Tavakolian
San Francisco State University, USA
Dr. Smaragda Papadopoulou
University of Ioannin, Greece
Dr. Burnette Hamil
Mississippi State University, USA
Dr. Alejandro Flores Castro
Universidad de Pacifico, Peru
Dr. Robert Robertson
Southern Utah University, USA
Dr. Sonal Chawla
Panjab University, India
Dr. James D. Williams
Kutztown University, USA
Dr. Joselina Cheng
University of Central Oklahoma, USA
Dr. Natalie Michaels
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Gina Pipoli de Azambuja
Universidad de Pacifico, Peru
Dr. Dobrivoje Radovanovic
University of Belgrade, Serbia
Dr. Ada Anyamene
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Dr. David F. Summers
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Linwei Niu
Claflin University, USA
Dr. Rena Ellzy
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Kathleen Quinn
Louisiana State University, USA
Dr. Josephine Ebomoyi
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, USA
Dr. Douglas Main
Eastern New Mexico University, USA
Dr. Sonya Webb
Montgomery Public Schools, USA
Dr. Angela Williams
Alabama A&M University, USA
Dr. Carolyn Spillers Jewell
Fayetteville State University, USA
Dr. Kingsley Harbor
Jacksonville State University, USA
Dr. Barbara Mescher
University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. Pamela Guimond
Governors State University, USA
Dr. Michael Campbell
Florida A&M University, USA
Dr. Sameer Vaidya
Texas Wesleyan University, USA
Dr. Kimberly Johnson
Auburn University Montgomery, USA
Dr. Denise de la Rosa
Grand Valley State University, USA
Dr. Thomas Griffin
Nova Southeastern University, USA
Dr. James N. Holm
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Richard Dane Holt
Veteran's Administration, USA
Dr. Yu-Wen Huang
Spalding University, USA
Dr. Chris Myers
Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA
Dr. Randall Allen
Southern Utah University, USA
Dr. Claudine Jaenichen
Chapman University, USA
Dr. Barbara-Leigh Tonelli
Coastline Community College, USA
Dr. William J. Carnes
Metropolitan State College of Denver, USA
Dr. Faith Anyachebelu
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Dr. Donna Cooner
Colorado State University, USA
Dr. Zoran Ilic
University of Belgrade, Serbia
Dr. Kenton Fleming
Southern Polytechnic State University, USA
Dr. Edilberto A. Raynes
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Rhonda Holt
New Mexico Christian Children's Home, USA
Dr. Cerissa Stevenson
Colorado State University, USA
Dr. Donna Stringer
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Lesley M. Mace
Auburn University Montgomery, USA
Dr. George Mansour
DeVry College of NY, USA
Dr. Peter Miller
Indiana Wesleyan University, USA
Dr. Theodore (Ted) Mitchell
University of Nevada, USA
Dr. Rehana K. Whatley
Oakwood University, USA
Dr. Robert R. O'Connell Jr.
JSA Healthcare Corporation, USA
Dr. John M. Kagochi
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Perpetua N. Okorji
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Dr. Carolyn S. Payne
Nova Southeastern University, USA
Dr. Alma Mintu-Wimsatt
Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA
Dr. Terence Perkins
Veteran's Administration, USA
Dr. Cynthia Summers
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Veronica Paz
Nova Southeastern University, USA
Dr. Dev Prasad
University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Dr. Yong-Gyo Lee
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Yvonne Ellis
Columbus State University, USA
Dr. Padmini Banerjee
Delaware State University, USA
Dr. Michael Alexander
University of Arkansas at Monticello, USA
Dr. Denise Richardson
Bluefield State College, USA
Dr. Andy Ju An Wang
Southern Polytechnic State University, USA
Dr. Robin Latimer
Lamar University, USA
Dr. Liz Mulig
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Xuefeng Wang
Taiyun Normal University, China
Dr. Sloan T. Letman, III
American Intercontinental University, USA
Dr. Greg Gibbs
St. Bonaventure University, USA
Dr. Robert Kitahara
Troy University - Southeast Region, USA
Dr. Ademola Olatoye
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
Dr. Nitya Karmakar
University of Western Sydney, Australia
Dr. Rodney Davis
Troy University, USA
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Dalahmeh
University of Wollongong, Australia
Dr. Vivian Kirby
Kennesaw State University, USA
Dr. Jeanne Kuhler
Auburn University, USA
Dr. Bijesh Tolia
Chicago State University, USA
Dr. Mike Rippy
Troy University, USA
Dr. Tehmina Khan
Victoria University, Australia
Dr. William Ebomoyi
Chicago State University, USA
Dr. Jifu Wang
University of Houston Victoria, USA
Dr. Kong-Cheng Wong
Governors State University, USA
Dr. Elizabeth Kunnu
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Regina Schaefer
University of La Verne, USA
Dr. Azene Zenebe
Bowie State University, USA
Dr. Kehinde Alebiosu
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
Dr. Nesa L’Abbe Wu
Eastern Michigan University, USA
Dr. Reza Vaghefi
University of North Florida, USA
Dr. Janet Forney
Piedmont College, USA
Dr. Anita King
University of South Alabama, USA
Dr. Babalola J. Ogunkola
Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
Dr. Lloyd V. Dempster
Texas A & M University - Kingsville, USA
Dr. Dana Tesone
University of Central Florida, USA
Dr. Vera Lim Mei-Lin
The University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. Farhad Simyar
Chicago State University, USA
Dr. Joel Jolayemi
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Stephen Kariuki
Nipissing University, Canada
Dr. John (Jack) Elson
TUI University, USA
Dr. Rose Mary Newton
University of Alabama, USA
Dr. Danka Radulovic
University of Belgrade, Serbia
Dr. Steven Watts
Pepperdine University, USA
Dr. Joan Popkin
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Kevin Barksdale
Union University, USA
Dr. Christian V. Fugar
Dillard University, USA
Dr. Nancy Miller
Governors State University, USA
Dr. George Romeo
Rowan University, USA
Dr. Werner Heyns
Savell Bird & Axon, UK
Ms. Alison Duggins
Vanderbilt University, USA
Dr. William Cheng
Troy University, USA
Dr. Harrison C. Hartman
University of Georgia, USA
Dr. Brandon Hamilton
Hamilton's Solutions, USA
Dr. Natalie Weathers
Philadelphia University, USA
Dr. William A. Brown
Jackson State University, USA
Dr. Simon S. Mak
Southern Methodist University, USA
Dr. Adnan Bahour
Zagazig University, Egypt
Dr. Avis Smith
New York City College of Technology, USA
Dr. Mike Thomas
Humboldt State University, USA
Dr. Shikha Vyas-Doorgapersad
North-West University, South Africa
Dr. Taida Kelly
Governors State University, USA
Dr. Khalid Alrawi
Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Thomas Dence
Ashland University, USA
Ms. Katherine Leslie
Chicago State University, USA
Dr. William Root
Augusta State University, USA
Dr. Brian Griffith
Vanderbilt University, USA
Dr. Robin Oatis-Ballew
Tennessee State University, USA
Mr. Corey Teague
Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Dirk C. Gibson
University of New Mexico, USA
Dr. Joseph K. Mintah
Azusa Pacific University, USA
Dr. Susan McGrath-Champ
University of Sydney, Australia
Dr. Raymond R. Fletcher
Virginia State University, USA
Dr. Ralph L. Harper Jr.
Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Uche Nwabueze
University of Houston - Victoria, USA
Dr. Bruce Thomas
Athens State University, USA
Dr. Yvette Bolen
Athens State University, USA
Dr. William Seffens
Clark Atlanta University, USA
Dr. Svetlana Peltsverger
Southern Polytechnic State University, USA
Dr. Kathy Weldon
Lamar University, USA
Dr. Katherine Taken Smith
Murray State University, USA
Dr. Shahram Amiri
Stetson University, USA
Dr. Philip H. Siegel
Augusta State University, USA
Dr. Virgil Freeman
Northwest Missouri State University, USA
Dr. Larry K. Bright
University of South Dakota, USA
Dr. M. N. Tripathi
Xavier Institute of Management – Bhubaneswar, India
Dr. Ronald De Vera Barredo
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Thomas Dence
Ashland University, USA
Dr. Jennifer G. Bailey
Bowie State University, USA
Dr. Samir T. Ishak
Grand Valley State University, USA
Dr. Julia Williams
University of Minnesota Duluth, USA
Dr. Samad Dimbie Mumuni
Tennessee State University, USA
Mr. Prawet Ueatrongchit
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand
Dr. Curtis C. Howell
Georgia Southwestern University, USA
Dr. Stephen Szygenda
Southern Methodist University, USA
Dr. E. Kevin Buell
Augustana College, USA
Dr. Kiattisak Phongkusolchit
University of Tennessee at Martin, USA
Dr. Reza Varjavand
Saint Xavier University, USA
Dr. Ibrahim Kargbo
Coppin State University, USA
Dr. Stephynie C. Perkins
University of North Florida, USA
Mrs. Donnette Bagot-Allen
Judy Piece - Monteserrat, USA
Dr. Robert Robertson
Saint Leo University, USA
Dr. Michael D. Jones
Kirkwood Community College, USA
Dr. Kim Riordan
University of Minnesota Duluth, USA
Dr. Eileen J. Colon
Western Carolina University, USA
Mrs. Patcharee Chantanabubpha
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand
Mr. Jeff Eyanson
Azusa Pacific University, USA
Dr. Neslon C. Modeste
Tennessee State University, USA
Dr. Eleni Coukos Elder
Tennessee State University, USA
Mr. Wayne Brown
Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Brian Heshizer
Georgia Southwestern University, USA
Dr. Tina Y. Cardenas
Paine College, USA
Dr. Thomas K. Vogel
Stetson University, USA
Dr. L. Murphy Smith
Murray State University, USA
Dr. Caroline Howard
TUI University, USA
Mr. Jothimani Arun Prakash
SNS College of Technology, India
Dr. Hisham M. Haddad
Kennesaw State University, USA
Dr. Ramprasad Unni
Tennessee State University, USA

CONFERENCE COORDINATORS COUNCIL

 Ms. Yasmin Alamoudi
(Senior Research Associate)
IntellectBase International Consortium
chief-coordinator@intellectbase.org
reviewers@intellectbase.org

 Ms. Xueli Feng
IntellectBase International Consortium
chief-organizer@intellectbase.org 

Mr. Ben Murray
(Web Manager)
IntellectBase International Consortium
webmanager@intellectbase.org

Dr. David King
IntellectBase International Consortium
chair@intellectbase.org


  • All submitted and accepted papers are reviewed and published in a refereed conference proceeding, and qualified articles will be considered for publication in one of the 15 distinguished refereed journals.
  • Intellectbase International Reviewers Task Panel (RTP) will examine submitted papers with respect to originality, significance, clarity, methodology, evidence, creativity or technical soundness, academic quality, and their relation to the themes of the conference.
  • The Executive Editorial Board (EEB) will re-examine accepted articles in regards to the intellectual framework and their significance to society in general.
  • Original papers exploring research challenges will be carefully reviewed for Intellectbase International Awards (IIA) !